“Double Your Efforts Against Cameroon, Nigerians Are Winners” – Peter Obi Charges Super Eagles
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By Amaechi Agbo
Ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2023 Round of 16 clash between Nigeria and Cameroon later tonight, the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi has charged the Super to double their effort’s against the East Africans.
Mr Obi stated this on Saturday ahead of the kick-off of the game by 9pm.
Obi, passionately loved by Nigerian youths following his massive goodwill during and after the 2023 general elections in March last year, reminded the team that Nigerians are resilient winners adding that the players carry the banner of the youths as ambassadors of the nation.
“I congratulate our dear Super Eagles for their efforts in the ongoing African Cup of Nations and for scaling through the group stage. As they go into the knock-out stage today, with a match against our friendly neighbour, Cameroon, I encourage them to double their efforts, while wishing them, and by extension our dear nation, Nigeria, a resounding victory.
“In spite of present odds and difficulties, we remain a nation of winners.
“Our football players carry the banner of our youth as ambassadors of our nation. I share and will always support their hope and the promise of the great nation we deserve and are working towards. It is POssible,” Obi said on his social media handle.
Super Eagles are among the 16 nations that scaled the Group stage of the tournament in Ivory Coast.
The clash would be the second time both teams are meeting at this stage in five year. When both team clashed in Egypt 2019, Nigeria came out victors with 3-2 triumph.
Meanwhile, in the first Round of 16 match today, Angola and Namibia are currently playing a scoreless draw.